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Congress’ ‘Schoolyard Bullies’ Take Aim at D.C. Women

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) compared Congress members who banned the use of local funds for poor women's abortions to "schoolyard bullies."

Lost in a netherworld where it is less than a state and something other than a city, the District of Columbia is being used by right-wingers in Congress as a battleground on reproductive justice and much more.

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Senate Budget Allows D.C. To Fund Abortions for Poor Women

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Thumbing their nose at the House budget, the Senate has written their own version that reverses the ban on allowing the city to fund abortions.

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House Forces D.C. To Continue Ban On Using Medicaid To Pay for Abortions for Poor Women

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The latest proposed House budget shows the Republicans are still intent on using their authority to boss around District residents.

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Budget Showdown Casualties: D.C. Women as Bargaining Chips

How D.C.’s women were sacrificed and the implications for future policy.

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